Definition of Mischance. Meaning of Mischance. Synonyms of Mischance

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Definition of Mischance

Mischance
Mischance Mis*chance", n. [OE. meschance, OF. mescheance.] Ill luck; ill fortune; mishap. --Chaucer. Never come mischance between us twain. --Shak. Syn: Calamity; misfortune; misadventure; mishap; infelicity; disaster. See Calamity.
Mischance
Mischance Mis*chance", v. i. To happen by mischance. --Spenser.

Meaning of Mischance from wikipedia

- following Drudwas' death: "Drudwas son of Tryffin, heavy his day through mischance and oppression --it was a misfortune to all-- the griffins slew him."...
- sol adieu, and as he spoke, Plunged headlong into the flood. "From no mischance the leap he took, But sought the realms beneath, Because he read in...
- tram from Westminster to Greenwich Park. The police concluded that "some mischance or miscalculation or some clumsy bungling" had caused the bomb to explode...
- unprecedented situation, a grotesque situation, an almost unbelievable mischance. The corresponding acronym, GUBU, was coined by Conor Cruise O'Brien...
-  4. Near the end, too, came an unfortunate accident to Norman, a pure mischance, when he fell going for a heavy tackle, was taken from the field on a...
- 1791, he was nearly ruined. The vexation and trouble resulting from this mischance brought on (says Burney) a complaint in his chest which finally proved...
- take to Alexandria, apart from accidents sent by Heaven and dangers and mischances by river, and to pay it to John and Simeonius the most illustrious money-changers...
- His p****ion for miraculous events has its roots in a self-experienced mischance of being caught in an avalanche and getting out alive. He considers this...
- from the “destructive force of the disposal coupled with the accident or mischance of placing it therein; that because this is so, the damage must be said...
- tray and lay down, resting his head on it. Then he noticed that by some mischance he had chosen Vanburgh's gossip-page in the Morning Despatch. He put in...